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    K. O. Munson - Original Pin-up Painting (c.1940). K. O. Munson began working in advertising art before turning his talents to glamour images. His work for the Brown & Bigelow Calendar company, most notably his series of Studio Sketches pin-ups, garnered Munson considerable notoriety. While he worked almost exclusively in pastels, this painting is rendered in oil on board, which makes this current offering quite a rarity. It measures 33 x 26 and is signed lower left. There are a few scratches to the surface but they do not affect the central image. This painting appears in The Great American Pin-up (Martignette & Meisel) on page 246, fig. 545.

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